5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 17

1. President Obama will award Ellen Degeneres the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

2. Time Magazine looks into what’s at stake for LGBT rights in the workplace under a President Trump.

3. New York State Senator Brad Hoylman’s home was defaced with two swastikas carved into the building Tuesday. The Jewish Democrat lives there with his husband and their daughter. He says the New York City Police Department’s hate crimes unit is investigating the attack.

4. A new GLAAD report shows that LGBT representation on U.S. Spanish-language media is nearly invisible.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Out actor and comedian Billy Eichner plays “Immigrant or real American” on the latest episode of “Billy on the Street.”